Discovery Seminars

Early Fall Start Discovery Seminars are full UW courses led by top faculty and experienced instructors. The small-class environment promotes instructor and student interaction and collaborative learning.

There are Discovery Seminars devoted to all kinds of thought-provoking subjects in different aspects of the arts and sciences. View the course description pages to learn more.

Note: This course list is based on 2016 Early Fall Start offerings, and is subject to change for 2017.

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Course Title Department & Course NO. Status
The Biology of Human Consciousness GEN ST 162 Closed View
Contemplative Practices, Communication, Relationships & Well-Being COM 495 Closed View
Culture Wars: Debates With God in Science, Religion & Politics JSIS C 305 Closed View
Disability & Performance GEN ST 160 Closed View
Experiencing the Arts ARTS 150 Closed View
Fetal Origins of Adult Diseases: A Public Health Perspective GEN ST 162 Closed View
Flight & Space Exploration A A 198 Closed View
How to Be a Person CMS 274 Closed View
Indistinguishable From Magic: New Technologies, Science Fiction & Us E E 299 Closed View
International Responses to Human Needs: Social Welfare Policies & Services SOC WF 120 Closed View
Laws of Sex: Exploring Legal Issues About Sex, Gender & Sexuality GEN ST 161; HONORS 231 Closed View
Neurobiology of Perception GEN ST 162 Closed View
Numbers & Reasons STAT 100 Closed View
The Political Economy of Everything POL S 270 Closed View
Secret Codes & Online Security GEN ST 162 Closed View
Sensory Worlds & Behavior of Animals PSYCH 200 Closed View
STEM(M) in the Ancient World: Computers, Robots, Neuroscience & Death Rays CLAS 314 Closed View
Sustainable Energy Solutions for the 21st Century: Science, Technology & Policy E E 299 Closed View
This Is Your Brain on Drugs BIOL 110 Closed View
Travel Writing for Student Travelers (Not Tourists) ENGL 281 Closed View
Unraveling the Dark Universe With the Large Hadron Collider PHYS 248 Closed View
Wonder Woman! C LIT 200 Closed View
A World of Stories ARTSCI 121 Closed View